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Subject: Re: [SCHILLING] Military service in the Russian Army
Date: Sun, 14 Feb 2010 11:22:04 -0500
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I am speaking of my grandfather Johan Schreiber b 25 May 1887, Schilling. The reason the document is confusing me is because he (my grandfather) was in the U.S. in 1908 - 1910 when the document says he was drafted.

Rosemarie Snyder

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Subject: Re: [SCHILLING] Military service in the Russian Army

It says that he was drafted into the Russian Army in 1908 and discharged on
9 April 1911.
Who is this that you are talking about (name, date of birth)?
Gary Martens
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ent: Saturday, February 13, 2010 7:08 PM
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have a document found in my grandfather's personal papers that
translated) reads as follows:
raft from region Number 1
raft of list Number 28
ertificate of military duty
esident of Saratov State (province) Kamishen Region, Sosnovka County,
illage of Sosnovka, Schreiber, Johan, son of Johan Peter, drafted in the
ear 1908 and counted in soldier of 2nd classification (of soldiers) Given
ut by the department of Kamishen Region for draft into military reserve
pril 29th in the year 1911, Number 1569
I have often wondered what it all meant. My grandfather immigrated in 1907,
eturned to Schilling in 1910, married and then returned to the U.S. in Dec
911. He was 19 years old in 1907. His older brother did serve in the
He and his brother Jakob are shown on your list of passports issued in 1907.
hanks for posting that,
Rosemarie Snyder

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